Adam Vaughan

liberal candidate in


Spadina-Fort York

Adam Vaughan

liberal candidate in


Spadina-Fort York

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Adam Vaughan is the Liberal candidate for Spadina–Fort York and the current Member of Parliament for Trinity–Spadina – the riding he was elected to represent in a 2014 by-election.

An activist, journalist, and two-time Toronto City Councillor, Adam Vaughan has played a significant role in the social and economic growth of Toronto. As a city councillor, he played a major role in reforming the city’s planning process; he led successful campaigns to rebuild and revitalize existing public housing stock while initiating new policies to create family housing, supportive housing and new co-op housing programs. Together with residents, he spearheaded the revitalization of the Alexandra Park community – a neighbourhood in Toronto that will see new affordable housing, new commercial space, a re-built community and more parkland added to the downtown.

Adam championed the expansion of OCAD University’s campus and led the campaign to save Theatre Passe Muraille. He also served on the Boards of the Toronto Arts Council, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Harbourfront Centre and Heritage Toronto. Before entering politics, Adam was a broadcast journalist for more than 20 years, specializing in municipal affairs for the both the CBC and Citytv.